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Lending History

  • Francine
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Francine is from Rwanda. She has 5 children. She needs a loan of $850 Francine plans to use her loan to increase her inventory of tableware .
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    Francine plans to use her loan from World Vision to increase her inventory of tableware for sale in the local market in the city of Butare, Maraba, Rwanda. As she is able to increase her inventory, Francine is confident that her profits will increase, as will her need to hire staff. She looks forward to creating three jobs in her community! Francine plans on using her profits to pay the school fees for her five children, providing an education and hope for their future. She looks forward to consistently meeting the needs of her family.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $850
  • Epifania
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Epifania is from Mexico. She needs a loan of $425 to purchase parts for the maintenance of her taxi.
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    Mrs. Epifania lives in Cosolapa Caracol community, located closet o Cerro de Oro dam in San Miguel Soyaltepec. Mrs. Epifania is a 49 year-old teacher. Mrs. Epifania and her husband have three sons: Jose, Erandin, and Jaciel; all of whom attend school. Because the money that Mrs. Epifania earns as a teacher is not enough to support her children and to cover all her home necessities, she and her husband decided to invest in the purchase of a taxi. Her husband drives it daily in order to receive more income to support the family. With the requested loan from World Vision, Mrs. Epifania can invest in spare parts for the taxi, as well as the needed maintenance on it. She hopes that with the maintenance, more customers will be able to frequent the taxi, increasing their profits. Eventually she would like to purchase another taxi. Mrs. Epifania is very grateful for the trust that she has received, in the ability to apply for a loan.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $425
  • Christine
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Christine is from Rwanda. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $350 to purchase more bread, sugar, cooking oil, lotions, drinks and other items for resale.
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    Christine runs a boutique in Gakenke, Rwanda. In order to obtain the capital necessary to properly run her business, Christine has requested a loan from World Vision for the purchase of various goods such as bread, sugar, cooking oil, lotions, drinks and other items for resale. This loan will enable Christinie to expand her business through the increased variety she can provide the community. This will attract a greater customer base because clients will be able to purchase more items from one location. The growth of her business will provide Christine the profits she needs to improve her family's living conditions and supply their daily consumption. She also hopes to purchase medical insurance for her family, especially for her two children.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $350
  • Lucia
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Lucia is from Philippines. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $425 additional capital.
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    Lucia is 59 years old from Sogod, Cebu. She is married with three children. Her youngest is Whillourin Jee, 19. For the last four years, she has raised hogs as her primary source of income. She wants to expand her business. A loan would be used to purchase commercial feed that will help produce healthy hogs. Her additional income would help her to meet her family's daily needs like food and electricity.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $425
  • Silvia
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Silvia is from Mexico. She needs a loan of $250 Mrs. Silvia needs to buy hot peppers, tortillas, tomatoes, dough, oil, meat, eggs, beans, cheese, cream, potatoes, bananas and butter. .
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    Silvia has been working for over 8 years selling traditional Mexican snacks, like tacos, bananas, quesadillas, etc. She had to figure out a way to support herself and her daughter, so she started her cooking business. She also has a side business selling cosmetics door to door. Silvia get up very early in the morning to cook, then she takes out a table and put it outside her house. She sets up the stews she cooked and waits for the customers to come and eat. Some of the customers that buy food from her will ask her for cosmetics too. Mrs. Silvia needs this loan to buy hot peppers, tortillas, tomatoes, dough, oil, meat, eggs, beans, cheese, cream, potatoes, bananas, butter and more cosmetics. She hopes that with this investment she will be able to make her business more successful so that she can provide a better quality of life and education for her daughter. Silvia is 47 years old. She completed one year of high school. She is a single mother of 2 children: one is 20 years old and works, and the other is 17 years old and goes to junior high. They live on a town called Acatlan, located on a sugarcane area, just a few minutes away from one of the most important precincts on the state of Oaxaca.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Marie Gorette
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Marie Gorette is from Rwanda. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $850 to purchase more stone to sell.
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    Marie Gorette sells stone. She does not have enough capital to run her business. She would like a loan to purchase a larger variety of stone. And to also provide food for her family. She has two children. By increasing her profits, Marie Gorette will be able to save for the future and reinvest in her business. She would like to become financially stable and to buy a plot.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $850
  • Yaracet
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Yaracet is from Mexico. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $325 to buy shoes, blouses, shorts, pants, t-shirts, socks, underwear and dresses. .
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    Yaracet is 25 years old. She studied up through junior high. She started selling clothes for men and women in their community about two years ago. She did this because she had always felt the urge to work so she could help out her husband. They have been doing fine with the business, but they want to invest more money to buy more shoes and to gain more customers. That way her profits can increase and she will be able to provide a better quality of life and education for her children. Yaracet needs this loan to buy shoes, blouses, shorts, pants, t-shirts, socks, underwear and dresses to sell. She is very grateful to World Vision for trusting her and she hopes that this loan will help her business succeed. She and her husband Luis, a fieldhand, have 2 children. One is 6 years old and goes to elementary school, and the other one is 8 months old. They live on the community of Josefinas; which is known for the warm weather they have and for being surrounded by rubber trees.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $325
  • Victoire
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Victoire is from Rwanda. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $850 to purchase inventory to sell.
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    Victoire resides in Gasaka, Rwanda, where she sells clothing and accessories in a small shop. Due to a lack of capital to invest in her business, she is facing many financial challenges. With a loan from World Vision, Victoire will be able to purchase additional inventory for her market and become financially stable. The increased income will enable her to support her three children, improve their life, and save for the future. She also hopes to hire an employee at some point in the future.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $850
  • Cirina
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Cirina is from Mexico. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $625 to buy oil, eggs, milk, rice, beans, sugar, cookies, sodas, toilet paper and soap.
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    Thank you for considertion of this loan to help Cirina expand her grocery business. Mrs. Cirina Zacapala Luna is a 42-year old single mother with two children: Fabian and Anahi. Both of them go to school; one is in high school and the other is in junior high. She has been working very hard for over 15 years in a grocery store that she started because she didn’t have money to support her family and because she couldn’t find a job. A World Vision microloan will help her buy more merchandise such as: oil, eggs, rice, milk, beans, sugar, cookies, sodas, toilet paper and soap. Mrs. Cirina is confident that this loan will benefit both her business and her family. A more secure source of income will allow her to keep investing in her business, build greater profits and savings. With her profits, Cirina wants to continue investing in her store, increasing her profits so she and her children will have a better quality of life and better economic support. She will continue helping her children attend school for their future well-being.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $625
  • Maria Mayde
    They gave
    $25
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    Maria Mayde is from Mexico. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $400 to buy clothing such as blouses, pants, shirts and garments for children.
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    Maria Mayde is married and has a one-year old little boy. They live in a community where February the 2nd is not only an important religious date, but the reason for throwing an amazing feast to celebrate "La Virgen de la Candelaria". Sometimes her clothing stock becomes very low and she cannot offer her customers what they are requesting. She wants to use the economic help to buy better-quality clothing, in order to give the best products to her clients for more profits to help her family. Maria is requesting a World Vision microloan to buy more clothes for the business she began a year ago. She explains it has been a good investment with good earnings. Buying clothing such as blouses, pants, shirts and garments for children, in bulk, will allow her to get better pricing and also to have the inventory she needs to replinish her stock when it dwindles. She can then be prepared next February when her customers will want to purchase new clothing for the community's religious celebration. With the additional income, Maria's goal is to save as much as she can to get a better establishment where she can display all her clothes and grow her client base.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $400
  • Thot
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Thot is from Cambodia. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $175 to purchase farming essentials.
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    In order to provide a living for her family, Thot grows rice and cassava (a starchy tuber that can be eaten like a potato or as a processed item, such as flour or tapioca). In addition to farming she also sells clothes in order to supplement her income. However, her greatest challenge is her lack of capital to hire a worker to help speed up her plowing and planting process. Furthermore, she also needs help drying out her cassava before she can sell it. With a loan from World Vision, Thot will be able to purchase farming essentials in order to free up some of her capital for use in the areas she needs them most. With this boost Thot will be able to increase her harvest sales and attract more customers. The resulting additional income will allow her to reinvest in her business and watch it grow. In the future she would like to increase the amount of land on which she farms in order to further increase her profits. She would like to take some of those profits and work on expanding her clothing shop as well. With the additional income she will bring in from her expanded farming and clothes selling businesses, Thot will be able to improves her family's living conditions and balance out their daily diet. She is also planning to increase the savings she has started for her two children's educational expenses. She hopes that this important stepping stone will enable them to escape from poverty. She also hopes for the opportunity to make a contribution in the traditional ceremony they have in her community.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $175
  • Teresa
    They gave
    $25
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    Teresa is from Mexico. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $400 to buy underwear, cloth, needles and thread.
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    Teresa is forty-two years old and married with three children: Cintya, Sergio and Diego who are all attending school. She sells underwear and embroidered napkins to the people in her community. Usually she goes out into the street to offer her merchandise to friends and neighbors. The difficult part of her economic activities is that Teresa does not have enough time to offer her products and, therefore, is unable to sell all her stock. With a loan from World Vision, Teresa will be able to invest in her business by buying underwear, cloth, needles and thread. With the additional profits, she will be able to better provide for the basic needs of her family. She also hopes to get an establishment to sell her merchandise without the need to move all around the community. In the future, Teresa is considering starting other types of businesses as well.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $400
  • Liliana
    They gave
    $25
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    Liliana is from Mexico. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $450 to buy ingredients for her snack business.
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    Liliana lives in a community named Motzorongo which is home to an important sugar mill in an area of sugar cane plantations. Liliana is married to Ruben and they have one son, Luis Enrique who is attending elementary school. For 20 years Liliana has been preparing and selling traditional Mexican snacks next to the sugar mill. She prepares snacks such as "empanadas" (pasties), "tacos dorados" (fried tacos), "gorditas" (thick tortilla with different fillings) and "tostadas" (fried tortilla with toppings) and has used the income to improve the financial situation of her family. Lilliana would like to use a World Vision loan to buy in bulk the ingredients she uses the most in her dishes: tortillas, maize dough, tomatoes, garlic, onions, flour, beans, potatoes, cabbage, sour cream, cooking oil, beef and chili. This will enable her to increase what she can offer and the income she makes.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $450
  • Pot
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Pot is from Cambodia. She has 7 children. She needs a loan of $350 to buy farming supplies and for labor cost.
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    Pot is a hardworking mother of seven, living in the Banteay Meanchey Province, Cambodia. She works on her farm, growing rice and potatoes to provide for her family. Although she works hard, Pot does not have enough money to buy pesticide and fertilizer for her farmland. She also needs to hire labor to help her cultivate and harvest her crops. This loan from World Vision will be a great asset for Pot because she will be able to make improvements and hire help. With her new income, Pot will be better able to provide for her family, ensure that they have enough to eat, and to send her children to school. In the future, and as her profits allow, Pot wants to purchase more farmland and livestock to help supplement her income.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $350
  • Sokong
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Sokong is from Cambodia. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $600 to buy fertilizer and pesticide.
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    Sokong is a peasant farmer, who she grows rice and raises cows. Unfortunately Sokong has not had the money to invest in her farm and buy more natural fertilizer or pesticide, which would increase her income. Thankfully, the loan from World Vision will enable Sokong to improve her farm. By amending the soil with fertilizer, Sokong will be able to grow abundant rice crops. This will increase her sales and income. With her new income, Sokong will be able to better provide for her family.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $600
  • Mansueta
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Mansueta is from Philippines. She needs a loan of $350 to buy fish and fertilizer.
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    For the last 6 years Mansueta has operated her small business in the Mountain View region in the Philippines. She sells fish to customers in her community. Mansueta also has a second business where she grows sugar cane. This second business provides a supplemental income which Mansueta needs to support her family. Mansueta has asked for a loan from World Vision to buy fish and fertilizer to expand her business to pay for school fees and expand the current business. Mansueta is 54 years old and the mother of 3 children, 1 of whom is who is currently still living at home and studying in school. On most days, while Mansueta is busy with her fish vending business, her husband also works as a farmer, growing rice and sugar cane. Two of their children are grown but their seven year old adopted son still lives with them.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $350
  • Ruth
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Ruth is from Bolivia. She needs a loan of $700 to buy flour.
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    Ruth sells bread to customers in her community. For the last 4 years, she has successfully operated her small business in the Colomi region in Bolivia. This loan from World Vision will help her expand her current business by buying flour and supplies in bulk. Ruth is 25 years old and has 1 child, who is currently studying in school.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $700
  • Marisol
    They gave
    $25
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    Marisol is from Mexico. She needs a loan of $250 to buy plastic glasses, plates, forks, spoons, and women's underwear.
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    For the last 3 years Marisol has operated her small business in the Crescencio Morales region in Mexico. She sells plastic products to customers in her community. Marisol also has a second business where she sells underwear. This second business provides a supplemental income that Marisol needs to support her family. Marisol has asked for a loan from World Vision to buy plastic glasses, plates, forks, spoons, and women's underwear. Marisol is 25 years old, and she is the mother of 3 children, 2 of whom are currently studying in school. Marisol explained that since she was a young girl her mother used to tell her and her sisters that they had to be self-sufficient and earn their own income. Marisol has a spot in the marketplace of her community where she sells plastic products and underwear. She buys the clothes in Mexico City. Marisol is glad to be able to help her husband with the family expenses. .
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Maria Edith
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Maria Edith is from Mexico. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $600 to buy milk, sugar, food dyes, fruits, little plastic bags, and napkins.
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    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $600
  • Gladiz
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Gladiz is from Mexico. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $450 to buy more products to keep on selling.
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    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $450
  • Reyna
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Reyna is from Mexico. She needs a loan of $500 to buy clothes to sell.
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    For the last 6 years Reyna has operated her small business in the Vicente Camalote region in Mexico. She sells clothes to customers in her community. Reyna has asked for a loan from World Vision to buy additional clothes to sell. This loan will help Reyna maximize her sales and increase her overall income. Reyna says she loves the idea of earning her own money in her spare time, so she still has time to take care of her duties at home.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $500
  • Khem
    They gave
    $25
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    Khem is from Cambodia. She has 6 children. She needs a loan of $500 to buy seeds, fertilizer, and to hire help.
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    Khem and her family live in the rural area of Cambodia. She is, also, a peasant farmer, who grows rice, cashews, and seasonal vegetables. Khem is asking for a loan because she has no money to buy more seeds and fertilizer for her field. And she also needs to hire help to help her cultivate and harvest her crops before the rainy season. The loan from World Vision loan will help Khem to hire labor that will help her cultivate and harvest her crops. Also, she will buy more farming supplies she needs to create a farm that thrives. The improvements that she makes this year will allow her to do more farming in the next season as well. Khem's farm will be a sustainable source of income that she and her family can depend on..
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $500
  • Jovina
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    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Jovina is from Bolivia. She needs a loan of $600 Buy corn for sale.
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    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $600
  • Itzayana
    They gave
    $25
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    Itzayana is from Mexico. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $400 to buy socks.
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    For the last 6 years Itzayana has operated her small business in the Najhe region in Mexico. She sells socks to customers in her community. Itzayana has asked for a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to buy socks to support her family. Itzayana is 19 years old and the mother of 1 child, who is currently studying in school. Itzayana is a young woman with a free and enthusiastic spirit. This is the very first time she takes out a loan. She used to help her mother selling underwear, but when she got married she decide to start selling other types of products to help her husband. .
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $400
  • Khon
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Khon is from Cambodia. She needs a loan of $400 to buy fertilizer and pesticide.
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    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $400
  • Misaela
    They gave
    $25
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    Misaela is from Mexico. She needs a loan of $550 to buy shirts, t-shirts, dresses, trousers, pants, skirts, blouses, etc.
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    Misaela is 61 years old and runs a small business selling clothes. He lives in World Vision's Vicente Camalote region in Mexico. Misaela has sold clothes in this area for less than 1 year. Misaela has requested a loan from World Vision to expand his business. With the loan, he would like to buy shirts, t-shirts, dresses, trousers, pants, skirts, blouses, etc. Misaela is a dedicated woman who enjoys her activity so much. She has recently decided to start her own business in order to feel independent and get her own income since she no longer has any child depending on her. She has planned to start offering her products to friends and acquaintances and she expects to have real good sales. .
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $550
  • Saram
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Saram is from Cambodia. She needs a loan of $350 to buy fertilizer and pesticide.
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    For the last 6 years Saram has operated her small business in the Leuk Daek region in Cambodia. She grows rice and seasonal vegetables to sell to customers in her community. She also has 2 employees to help her run her farm. Saram also has a second business where she raises cow. This second business provides a supplemental income which Saram needs to support her family. Saram has asked for a loan to expand her business. She would like to buy fertilizer and pesticide. This will help her to grow and sell more rice and vegetables, which will increase her overall income. With the additional income, Saram hopes to purchase fertilizer and expand the current business. She cares for 1 additional dependent in her home.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $350
  • Danielito
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    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Danielito is from Philippines. He needs a loan of $250 to buy supplies to sell.
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    For the last year Danielito has operated his small business in the Omega region in the Philippines. He sells groceries such as cooking oil, eggs, canned goods, noodles, coffee, and sugar to customers in his community. Danielito has asked for a loan from World Vision to expand his business. He would like to buy more supplies such as noodles, canned goods, beverages, sugar, and condiments to sell to increase his overall income. Danielito hopes that he will be able to expand his store to achieve a sustainable livelihood. He lives in Matalom, Leyte.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Zeleke
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    $25
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    Zeleke is from Ethiopia. He has 3 children. He needs a loan of $200 to buy a farm ox.
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    Zeleke is 33 years old and runs a small business by growing crops. He lives in World Vision's Quacha Birra region in Ethiopia. Zeleke has grown crops in this area for more than 5 years. Zeleke has requested a loan from World Vision to expand his business. He would like to buy a farm ox. This will help Zeleke grow and sell more crops, which will increase his overall income. Zeleke and his wife have 3 children, of whom, 2 are currently studying in school.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $200
  • Silas
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    $25
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    Silas is from Kenya. He has 3 children. He needs a loan of $500 to buy more livestock.
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    Silas is 39 years old and runs a small dairy farm selling milk. He lives in World Vision's Mogotio region in Kenya. Silas has sold milk in this area for more than 5 years. Silas has requested a loan from World Vision to expand his business. He would like add more livestock. This will help Silas to sell more milk, which will increase his overall income. Silas and his wife have 3 children, who are all currently studying in school. He also cares for 1 additional dependent in his home.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $500
  • Florencia
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    $25
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    Florencia is from Mexico. She needs a loan of $400 to buy more candy to sell.
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    Florencia is 57 years old and runs a small business selling candy. She lives in World Vision's Najhe region in Mexico. Florencia has sold candy in this area for more than five years. Florencia has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. With the loan, she would like to buy more candy to increase her overall income and pay for her son's medical therapies. She also cares for an additional dependent in her home.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $400
  • Ley
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    $25
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    Ley is from Cambodia. He needs a loan of $250 to purchase seeds and fertilizer.
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    For the last six years, Ley has operated his small business in the Ksach Kandal region in Cambodia. He grows rice to sell to customers in his community. Ley has asked for a loan from World Vision to expand his business. He would like to purchase seeds and fertilizer to support his family. He cares for one dependent in his home.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Makara
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    $25
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    Makara is from Cambodia. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $350 to buy fertilizer and pesticide.
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    Makara is 22 years old and runs a small business growing rice. She lives in World Vision's Banan region in Cambodia. Makara has grown rice in this area for more than 5 years. Makara also has a second business where she grows sesame. This second business provides a supplemental income which Makara needs to support her family. Makara has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to buy fertilizer and pesticide. This will help Makara grow and sell more rice, which will increase her overall income. Makara and her husband have 2 children. She also cares for 1 additional dependent in her home.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $350
  • Agapita
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    $25
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    Agapita is from Philippines. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $200 to buy more supplies to sell.
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    For the last 6 years, Agapita has operated her small business in the Golden Valley region in the Philippines. She sells groceries such as biscuits, eggs, soap, coffee, noodles, canned goods, and toiletries to customers in her community. Agapita has asked for a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to add more supplies to her shop such as beverages, seasonings, and soft drinks to increase her overall income and be able to support her family. Agapita is 59 years old and the mother of 1 child, who is currently studying in school.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $200
  • Cinthia
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    $25
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    Cinthia is from Mexico. She needs a loan of $400 to buy more catalogues.
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    Cinthia is 23 years old and runs a small business by selling clothes and shoes. She lives in World Vision's San Jose region in Mexico. Cinthia has sold clothes and shoes in this area for 2 years. Cinthia has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. With the loan, she would like to buy more catalogues to show the shoes and clothes she offers for sale.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $400
  • Yudelma
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    $25
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    Yudelma is from Mexico. She needs a loan of $600 to buy ribbons, yarns, and other craft supplies.
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    For the last four years Yudelma has operated her small business in the Najhe region in Mexico. She makes handicrafts to sell to customers in her community. Yudelma has asked for a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to buy ribbons, yarns, and other craft supplies. This will allow her to make and sell more handicrafts and provide additional income to support her family.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $600
  • Pulong
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    $25
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    Pulong is from Philippines. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $200 to buy fertilizer and additional inventory for the store.
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    For the last 6 years Pulong has operated her small business in the Tabod It Arap region in Philippines. She grows coconut to sell to customers in her community. Pulong also has a second business where she sells canned goods, noodles, coffee, biscuits and soap. This second business provides a supplemental income which Pulong needs to support her family. Pulong is 37 years old and the mother of three children, of whom two are currently studying in school. Pulong has asked for a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to buy fertilizer and additional inventory for the store. This will increase her income and help to support her family.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $200
  • Sari
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Sari is from Cambodia. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $250 to buy fertilizer, pesticide, and rice seeds.
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    For the last 6 years Sari has operated her small business in the Koh Krolor region in Cambodia. She grows rice to sell to customers in her community. She also has 2 employees to help her run her farm. Sari has asked for a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to buy fertilizer, pesticide, rice seeds, and to pay for labor fees. This will help her to support her family. Sari is 50 years old and the mother of 1 child, who is currently studying in school.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $250
  • Phea
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    $25
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    Phea is from Cambodia. She needs a loan of $450 to purchase fertilizer.
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    Phea is 40 years old and runs a small business growing rice. She lives in World Vision's Thma Puok (Thmor Puok) region in Cambodia. Phea has grown rice in this area for more than 5 years. Phea also has a second business growing food. This second business provides a supplemental income which Phea needs to support her family. Phea has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to purchase fertilizer to maximize her rice yield. This investment will help Phea grow and sell more rice which will increase her overall income.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $450
  • Bizunesh
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    $25
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    Bizunesh is from Ethiopia. She needs a loan of $350 to purchase supplies in bulk quanities.
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    Bizunesh is 36 years old and runs a small business by selling butter. She lives in World Vision's (Damota II) Soddo region in Ethiopia. Bizunesh has sold butter in this area for more than 5 years. Bizunesh has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. With the loan, she would like to purchase supplies in bulk. This can help her enhance her overall income.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $350
  • Dama
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    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Dama is from Ethiopia. She needs a loan of $300 to purchase an ox.
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    Dama is 29 years old and runs a small business growing crops. She lives in World Vision's (Hidabu) Abote region in Ethiopia. Dama has grown crops in this area for more than 5 years. Dama has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to purchase an ox. This will help Dama grow and sell more crops which will increase her overall income.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $300
  • Ruth
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    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Ruth is from Kenya. She has 4 children. She needs a loan of $350 to buy food to sell at her diner.
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    Ruth is 35 years old and runs a small diner. She lives in World Vision's Soweto Tulia region in Kenya. Ruth has provided food in this area for the last 5 years. She also has 1 employee who helps her run her business. Ruth has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to buy foods to prepare and sell. This will help Ruth sell more food, which will increase her overall income. Ruth and her husband have 4 children, of whom 2 are currently studying in school. She also cares for 5 additional dependents in her home.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $350
  • Ellen
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    $25
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    Ellen is from Philippines. She needs a loan of $100 to buy banana leaves.
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    Ellen has operated her small business in the Haven of Rest I region in the Philippines for more than 5 years. She sells banana leaves, which are used like a plate in some restaurants, to customers in her community. Ellen has asked for a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to buy banana leaves. This will increase her overall income which Ellen needs to support her family.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $100
  • Wilson
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    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Wilson is from Kenya. He has 1 child. He needs a loan of $350 to buy spare auto parts to sell.
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    For the last 5 years Wilson and his wife have operated his small business in the Voi region in Kenya. He provides spare auto parts and motorbike transportation to customers in his community. Wilson has asked for a loan from World Vision to expand his business. He would like to buy more spare auto parts to sell to support his family. Wilson is 34 years old and the father of 1 child.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $350
  • Jose Luis
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    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Jose Luis is from Mexico. He needs a loan of $450 to buy a scale, a refridgerator, and maintain machines.
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    Jose Luis is 52 years old and runs a small tortilla shop. He lives in World Vision's Vicente Camalote region in Mexico. Jose Luis has provided tortillas in this area for more than 5 years. He also has 3 employees who help him run his business. Jose Luis has requested a loan from World Vision to expand his business. He would like to buy a new scales, a refrigerator, and to perform maintenance on his current machines. This will help Jose Luis provide more tortillas, which will increase his overall income. José Luis worked for his father-in-law for 25 years, though he became the head of the business just 8 years ago. To this day it is still a family business and several relatives work at the shop. He cares for 2 additional dependents in his home.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $450
  • Alexander
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Alexander is from Philippines. He needs a loan of $550 to purchase sow pigs and feed.
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    Alexander is 36 years old and runs a small business raising hogs. He lives in World Vision's Haven of Rest I region in Philippines. Alexander has raised hogs in this area for the last 5 years. Alexander has requested a loan from World Vision to purchase sow pigs and feed. This investment will help him expand his business and earn larger profits.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $550
  • Alisson Elvira
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Alisson Elvira is from Bolivia. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $450 to buy wood.
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    For the last 5 years Alisson Elvira has operated her small business in the Nuevo Amanecer region in Bolivia. She makes wood crafts to sell to customers in her community. Alisson Elvira has asked for a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to buy wood in order to make crafts, which will allow her to increase her income to support her family. Alisson Elvira is 28 years old and the mother of 2 children, who are currently studying in school.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $450
  • Norma
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Norma is from Philippines. She needs a loan of $350 to purchase groceries and retail items to sell.
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    Norma is 54 years old and runs a small business selling groceries and general goods. She lives in World Vision's Bohol 04-ll region in the Philippines. Norma has sold items like these in this area for less than 1 year. Norma has requested a loan from World Vision to expand her business. With the loan she would like to purchase groceries and general goods to sell in her store.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $350
  • Paul
    They gave
    $25
    This loan is fully funded
    Paul is from Kenya. He has 2 children. He needs a loan of $500 to purchase fertilizer and pesticide.
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    For more than 5 years Paul has operated his small business in the Bandaptai region in Kenya. He grows corn and beans to sell to customers in his community. Paul has asked for a loan from World Vision to expand his business. He would like to purchase fertilizer and pesticide. This will help him to grow and sell more corn and beans which will increase his overall income. Paul will use this income to support his family. Paul is 41 years old and the father of 2 children, and both of them are currently studying in school.
    100% repaid to date
    Loan needed: $500

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